Jim Patton (R) and Polk State Biology Professor Dr. Tony Rizzo

25 Years Later, A Phone Call Reunites a Surgeon and a Patient

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Jim Patton (R) and Polk State Biology Professor Dr. Tony Rizzo

Two days before Veterans Day, Polk State Biology Professor Dr. Tony Rizzo’s office phone rang. He was about to head into class. He didn’t have much time to spare. But he picked it up anyway.…

enroll now spring 2016

Register Now for Spring Semester; Classes Start Jan. 7

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enroll now spring 2016

Open registration for spring classes at Polk State College is now underway. Polk State College, an open-access institution, was established in 1964 and serves more than 24,000 students annually. Its offerings include the Associate in…

TRU L3GACY will perform at Polk State College in November.

R&B Group TRU L3GACY to Perform at Polk State Nov. 4 and 5

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TRU L3GACY will perform at Polk State College in November.

  Polk State College will host Orlando-based R&B group TRU L3GACY for three free concerts in November. KG, J. None, Antquan Smith, Raph B., and Mike Sonata have been performing together since 2011. According to…

Tiano Tozer spoke to students and employees at Polk State Winter Haven on Tuesday as part of Disability Awareness Month.

Disability Awareness Month Speaker: “Disability Is Just Different”  

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Tiano Tozer spoke to students and employees at Polk State Winter Haven on Tuesday as part of Disability Awareness Month.

Polk State College concluded its 2015 Disability Awareness Month activities Thursday with a presentation by Tiana Tozer, who challenged her audience to “redefine disability.” “What makes you who you are isn’t your disability, it’s what’s…

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